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Help restore the wetlands at youth summit
June 11 at 10:08 am
HOUMA – The Wetlands Discovery Center will host the 2014 Wetlands Youth Summit on Friday, June 13 and Saturday, June 14.

Seven stores cited after illegally selling to minors Seven stores cited after illegally selling to minors
June 11 at 9:52 am
Seven St. Charles Parish stores were cited by the Sheriff’s Office for selling alcohol or tobacco to minors during a recent undercover operation.

Food bank seeking summer donations and volunteers
June 07 at 8:00 am
DESTREHAN – The Matthew 25:35 food bank at St. Charles United Methodist Church is seeking donations and volunteers for the summer.

River Region Drama Guild presents “Hairspray” River Region Drama Guild presents “Hairspray”
June 06 at 7:00 pm
BOUTTE – The River Region Drama Guild presents “Hairspray” June 5, 6, and 7 at 7 p.m. and a Sunday, June 8 matinee at 2 p.m.

2nd Boutte River Region Lions Club Children and Queen’s Pageant
June 06 at 11:00 am
RACELAND – The 2nd annual Boutte River Region Lions Club Children and Queen’s Pageant will be held on Saturday, June 14 beginning at 11 a.m.

Tigers, Wildcats place 13 on All-District team Tigers, Wildcats place 13 on All-District team
June 06 at 10:53 am
Tigers, Wildcats place 13 on All-District team.

Lady Tigers, Wildcats place 14 on  All-District 1st Team, 5 on 2nd team Lady Tigers, Wildcats place 14 on All-District 1st Team, 5 on 2nd team
June 06 at 10:46 am
Lady Tigers, Wildcats place 14 on All-District 1st Team, 5 on 2nd team.

Students wave goodbye for the summer Students wave goodbye for the summer
June 06 at 10:26 am
Mimosa Park Students waved goodbye to the 2013-2014 school year last week as they boarded the buses one last time until next school year.

Edwin Edwards running without professional help
June 06 at 10:25 am
By Jeremy Alford

When former Gov. Edwin Edwards announced his 6th District bid in March, he told LaPolitics that he planned on doing something most other serious, and even half-serious, congressional candidates would never do — that is, run without a campaign manager.

Representatives of the St. Charles Club with the current District Governor, Barbara Mauldin. St. Charles chapter named Rotary Club of the Year
June 06 at 10:25 am
The Rotary Club of St. Charles was recently presented with several awards, including the Rotary Club of the Year (Large Club), Presidential Citation and the Club Achievement Award at the District 6840 Conference.

Ashcroft Ashcroft
June 06 at 10:24 am
Michael “Big Mike” Wayne Ashcroft, 43, of Luling, died on Tuesday, May 27.

Evan “Evan” Humane Society showcase adoption pet
June 06 at 10:23 am
This week’s Humane Society showcase pet is Evan.

Church Church
June 06 at 10:22 am
R. Dean Church Sr. passed away peacefully on May 27, surrounded by his family and friends.

(Left) Emma Vanacor. (Right) Paetin Simon. Young at Art month of May winners
June 06 at 10:19 am
Two St. Charles Parish students were recently named art winners for the month of May for River Parishes Hospital.

Hahnville High School principal Ken Oertling Hahnville principal to vie for state principal of the year
June 06 at 10:17 am
Hahnville High School principal Ken Oertling has been announced as a finalist for Louisiana Principal of the Year.
Oertling will join a panel of ten finalists who will be interviewed by the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education later this month.

Arrests (June 5)
June 06 at 10:12 am
•Alceste Arabie, 52, of 115 Destrehan Drive in Destrehan, was arrested on May 23 and charged with possession with intent to distribute marijuana, possession of marijuana first offense, use and possession with intent to use drug paraphernalia, illegal use of a controlled substance in the presence of someone under 17 and possession of a stolen firearm.

Outdoor organization seeks funds to take disabled hunters on free trips
June 06 at 10:10 am
A local hunting organization is holding a fishing tournament fundraiser on Saturday, June 14 in order raise money needed to construct a wheelchair accessible boat for charity hunts.

Daves-Cortez wedding Daves-Cortez wedding
June 06 at 10:07 am
Kim and Mary Lou Daves of Coila, Miss. announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Jessica Daves, to Gage Cortez.

$2.3 million cardiac clinic will save lives, CEO says
$2.3 million cardiac clinic will save lives, CEO says
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Less than three months after opening a state-of-the-art cardiac catheter lab that has already treated more than 60 patients, St. Charles Parish Hospital officially unveiled a $2.3 million cardiac care clinic.